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Heavily armored Kanuri cavalryman mercenary skilled in the use of muskets. Good against heavy cavalry.
—In-game description

The Kanuri Guard is a mercenary light cavalry in Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition - The African Royals.

Changelog[]

Definitive Edition[]

  • Originally, Kanuri Guards had 40% ranged resistance. With update 13.690, they have 30% ranged resistance.

In-game dialogue[]

The Kanuri Guard speaks Kanuri language.

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History[]

The Kingdom of Kanem-Bornu was early to adopt gunpowder into its armies. Used to greatest effect by Idris Alooma (c. 16th century), chain mail-clad riders with muskets posed a durable and deadly threat to their adversaries.

Gallery[]

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Mercenary units in Age of Empires III
Mercenaries
InfantryArmored Pistoleer^^ · Arsonist** · Askari^ · Barbary Corsair · Cannoneer^ · Dahomey Amazon^ · Fusilier* · Giant Grenadier^^ · Highlander · Irish Brigadier^^ · Iron Troop** · Jaeger · Landsknecht · Ninja* · Pandour^^ · Ronin · Swiss Pikeman · Zouave***
CavalryBlack Rider · Bosniak^^ · Elmetto* · Gatling Camel^ · Hackapell · Harquebusier*** · Jat Lancer** · Kanuri Guard^ · Mameluke · Manchu · Mounted Rifleman^^ · Royal Horseman^^ · Sennar Horseman^ · Stradiot · Yojimbo** · Zenata Rider^
ArtilleryLi'l Bombard* · Napoleon Gun***
ShipPrivateer · War Dhow^ · Wokou Junk** · Xebec^
Outlaws
InfantryDacoit** · Desert Archer^ · Desert Warrior^ · Hajduk^^ · Highwayman^^ · Inquisitor^^ · Pirate · Pistolero* · Renegado* · Thuggee** · Wokou Monk** · Wokou Pirate** · Wokou Ronin**
CavalryComanchero* · Cossack Daredevil^^ · Crabat^^ · Desert Raider^ · Highwayman^^ · Wokou Horseman**
ShipMarathan Catamaran**
Flag American act3 aoe3de.png United States***Gunslinger · Cowboy · Owlhoot
Flag MexicanDE.png Mexicans***Desperado · Cuatrero · Bandido
* added in The WarChiefs   ** in The Asian Dynasties   *** in the Definitive Edition   ^ in The African Royals   ^^ in Knights of the Mediterranean
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